Trenchless Construction


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Education is an important point for trenchless technology companies, as the industry is still relatively new and growing. A no dig show...

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The efficient modern tunnel boring machine (TBM) that smoothly slices through clay, rock and shale is a result of many failed attempts at...

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Three viewpoints tell at least part of the tale on when trenchless technology may or may not be the right choice. Trenchless technology...

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The Elon Musk tunnel boring machine (TBM) is surprisingly a used one he named Godot, which is 14-feet in diameter and about 400-feet long....

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Borehole integrity is vital to the safety and success of a drilling project. There are several issues that can lead to borehole collapse...

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Four studies claim the trenchless construction cost comparison vs traditional trenching is massive, saving cities and municipalities...

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Trenchless technology, the method of subsurface construction requiring little or no continuous trenching, began in 1970. It was invented by...

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Analyzing the ground conditions is only a small part of successfully boring a tunnel. Using engineering skills as well as preparing the...

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America's aging underground infrastructure isn't limited to major cities. and trenchless technology can help them. Historic towns, however,...

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Direct indicators of an unstable borehole include the excess volume of drill cuttings, caving or heaving at the surface, cement required in...

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Trenchless rehabilitation is cheaper, less disruptive and requires less time to complete as opposed to conventional trenching projects,...

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Different shoring options are available for trenchless construction projects including soldier pile and lagging, anchoring, soil nailing...

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For trenchless projects, managers select one of three main drill rod categories, A-series, D-series, or O-series. A-series rods are made of...

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There are three main types of sewer systems: separate, combined and partially separate systems. Separate sewer systems use two lines, one...

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The simplest form of jet grouting consists of two nozzles diametrically opposite from each other just above the drilling tool. High...

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The use of CIPP most commonly occurs to repair water, sewer, and gas lines. When installing utility lines in communities, an array of...

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Drilling deviations come in many forms. The 1st order lineal deviation includes vertical deviation (msVD) and horizontal deviation (msHD)....

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Soil pressure is a measure of the tendency of the soil at the face of the excavation to collapse. It differs depending on the type of soil...

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Using trenchless construction for planned communities allows contractors to plan the infrastructure like sewer, water, gas and telecom...